Monday, December 10, 2018
Baxley, who represents all of Sumter County and parts of Lake and Marion Counties, announced that he had the backing of the National Rifle Association (NRA) Political Victory Fund and Unified Sportsmen of Florida. The NRA gave Baxley, the author of Florida’s “Stand Your Ground” law, an “A+"rating. 
Out-of-state Democrats coming in to help Andrew Gillum, Gillum backs impeaching Trump, not all Florida Democrats back Andrew Gillum and are election ballots too big?
Many in the RPOF are upset with Fox News over the handling of the GOP gubernatorial debate between Adam Putnam and Ron DeSantis.
Scott said that Pinellas County, which has already gotten $1.3 million to help mitigate the impact of red tide, will receive an additional $2 million from DEP while Lee County is penciled in to receive an additional $1.1 million.
On Wednesday, the Gillum campaign announced that former Gov. Terry McAuliffe, D-Va., a possible presidential candidate in 2020, will be heading to Fort Myers on Thursday.
The event will be held at the Florida State Fairgrounds Expo Hall in Tampa.
Rubio and Nelson teamed up on Thursday to send U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., and U.S. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-NY, a letter on the matter.
Republicans have controlled the Legislature in Tallahassee and the Governor’s Mansion for two decades but the state Senate has often, especially in recent years, proven to be a challenge for conservatives on everything from budgetary matters to Second Amendment issues. 
St. Pete Polls took a survey for Florida Politics which shows Scott with a narrow lead. 
This week, Curbelo appeared on “MTP Daily” with NBC political reporter Chuck Todd as he looks ahead to a tough general election challenge from Democrat Debbie Mucarsel-Powell. Polls have shown a very close race between the two candidates.